Bill Text: IA HF73 | 2021-2022 | 89th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: A bill for an act requiring certain percentages of new motor vehicles sold at retail in the state to be flexible fuel vehicles, and making penalties applicable.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-01-20 - Subcommittee: Worthan, Bush and Running-Marquardt. H.J. 125. [HF73 Detail]

Download: Iowa-2021-HF73-Introduced.html
House File 73 - Introduced HOUSE FILE 73 BY WILLS A BILL FOR An Act requiring certain percentages of new motor vehicles sold 1 at retail in the state to be flexible fuel vehicles, and 2 making penalties applicable. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 1358YH (1) 89 th/ns
H.F. 73 Section 1. NEW SECTION . 322.37 Flexible fuel new motor 1 vehicle sale requirements. 2 1. For purposes of this section, “flexible fuel vehicle” 3 means the same as defined in section 452A.2. 4 2. On and after January 1, 2025, but before January 1, 2027, 5 at least twenty-five percent of all new motor vehicles sold by 6 a licensed dealer in new motor vehicles shall be flexible fuel 7 vehicles. 8 3. On and after January 1, 2027, but before January 1, 2030, 9 at least fifty percent of all new motor vehicles sold by a 10 licensed dealer in new motor vehicles shall be flexible fuel 11 vehicles. 12 4. On and after January 1, 2030, all new motor vehicles sold 13 by a licensed dealer in new motor vehicles shall be flexible 14 fuel vehicles. 15 EXPLANATION 16 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 17 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 18 This bill requires that on and after January 1, 2025, but 19 before January 1, 2027, at least 25 percent of all new motor 20 vehicles sold by a licensed dealer in new motor vehicles shall 21 be flexible fuel vehicles. On and after January 1, 2027, but 22 before January 1, 2030, at least 50 percent of all new motor 23 vehicles sold by a licensed dealer in new motor vehicles shall 24 be flexible fuel vehicles. On and after January 1, 2030, all 25 new motor vehicles sold by a licensed dealer in new motor 26 vehicles shall be flexible fuel vehicles. A flexible fuel 27 vehicle is a motor vehicle that is powered by an engine capable 28 of operating using E-85 gasoline. A person who violates the 29 provisions of the bill is guilty of a simple misdemeanor 30 punishable by a fine of not less than $250 nor more than $1,500 31 or by imprisonment not to exceed 30 days, and is subject to 32 having the person’s motor vehicle dealer license revoked or 33 suspended. 34 -1- LSB 1358YH (1) 89 th/ns 1/ 1
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